Posts tagged with music

  1. Roxanne Nesbitt

    02 Jul 2019

    The first time I photographed Roxanne Nesbitt was as part of SpaceMelt, an art performance at Gold Saucer in April 2018. Even in that chaotic setting, Nesbitt’s mixture of voice and electronics were mesmerizing So when I heard that her Graftician project was about to release a new album, Mandarins,…

  2. Mint Records Mandatory Holiday Function and Awards Show 2018

    19 Dec 2018

     I was thrilled to make it out to part of local stalwarts Mint Records’ 2018 Christmas shindig. Here’s the visual evidence.

  3. Jazz & Resurrection at Wheel of Time Gallery

    07 Nov 2018

    Wheel of Time Gallery occupies a suburban house that’s become the temporary home of an art collective.  As they say on Facebook: “The house is soon at one point in the future to be demolished, as will the other houses on the street. // Cycles //  “The Wheel of Time…

  4. Softieshan

    31 Oct 2018

    DJ Softieshan is already making (sound) waves on the local music scene, and her recent mixtapes suggest this is just the beginning.

  5. Nicholas Kyrgovich

    27 Oct 2018

    When I had the opportunity to photograph prolific Vancouver musician (of NO KIDS, GIGI and P:ANO) Nicholas Kyrgovich, he was in a hurry His interview with Discorder had just ended, and it sounded like there was some confusion over when (or even, whether) the material would be published. Fortunately it…

  6. KC Wei + Wrong Wave No. 6

    18 Oct 2018

    According to Elijah Teed in Discorder Magazine, KC Wei “has become a mainstay of Vancouver’s independent art and music communities over the past four years. From numerous bands (Late Spring, hazy, Kamikaze Nurse), to performance and experimental art/music projects (art rock?, Kingsgate Mall Happenings), to her own music…

  7. Keiji Haino

    14 Oct 2018

    Keiji Haino is a Japanese musician and singer-songwriter whose work has included rock, free improvisation, noise music, percussion, psychedelic music, minimalism and drone music. He has been active since the 1970s and continues to record regularly and in new styles; one of his most well-known and longstanding projects is the…

  8. George Rahi

    06 Oct 2018

    George Rahi is a composer, performer, and installation artist exploring new hybrids between the acoustic, electronic, mechanical, and sculptural realms.  He’s done a diverse array of projects, including performances, installations, and works for radio & theatre for the Canadian Music Centre, Western Front, Vancouver New Music, SPEKTRUM (Berlin), VIVO Media…

  9. Kitty and the Rooster

    24 Sep 2018

    Kitty & The Rooster is a rock n’ roll duo from Vancouver, BC featuring Jodie Ponto banging on the cocktail kit and East Van guitar legend Noah Walker On September 22, 2018 they celebrated the release of their debut album One Gig Hard Drive with a show at the Anza…

  10. Gamelan at the Roundhouse

    22 Sep 2018

  11. Freak Dream

    22 Sep 2018

    Vancouver ‘cyber-punk’ band Freak Dream celebrated the release of their debut album Into The Sun with a show at the Biltmore Cabaret September 20, 2018.

  12. Tough Age

    18 Sep 2018

    I first met Tough Age’s drummer, Jesse Locke, when we both worked on BeatRoute Magazine in Calgary in the mid-00’s. So it was fantastic reconnecting with one of his current projects when they toured through Vancouver recently.

  13. Ben Brown

    31 Aug 2018

    Vancouver percussionist Ben Brown has played in a variety of projects over the last few years.  I photographed Ben to promote his upcoming performances with choreographer and improv dancer Katie Duck in Vancouver in September 2018. Check out more coverage in Discorder Magazine.

  14. Hexistential Festival ii

    28 Aug 2018

    The second edition of this annual festival of experimental music in Vancouver, Canada, touched down August 24 and 25 at Red Gate Revue Stage.

  15. Cheryl Olvera

    15 Aug 2018

    Composer / singer Cheryl Olvera stopped by the loft recently for some headshots to promote her upcoming Vancouver Fringe musical score and other soon-to-be-announced projects for the next season.

  16. CURRENT - Women in Electronic Music Symposium

    01 Aug 2018

    From a recent session with the organizers of CURRENT, a multidisciplinary, intersectional, music and electronic art symposium working with women and non-binary artists in Vancouver, BC and beyond.  For more coverage, see Discorder Magazine’s profile.

  17. The Castagnes at Stylus Records

    23 Jul 2018

    The Castagne’s are a Montreal-based “glam punk trash pop” band comprised of brother-sister duo Phillip and Marjorlaine Labelle. Playing Stylus Records, a literal epicentre of Vancouver’s underground music scene, their energetic set almost brought the roof down.

  18. Wallgrin

    12 Jul 2018

    The art-pop project led by composer, vocalist and violinist Tegan Wahlgren, appropriately named Wallgrin, creates “a contemporary soundtrack for ancient mythologies” Check out their new release, Bird / Alien, on your favourite streaming services today.  And be sure to go see them live in your town: their album release show…

  19. Red Haven Album Release w/ Kitty and the Rooster

    23 May 2018

    Local favourites Red Haven released their jazz and soul infused new album Funhouse Mirror recently, and I was there for their party at Fox Cabaret with local garage rock couple Kitty and the Rooster (check out their oh-so-Vancouver single, “Pay A Million Dollars To Live Like You’re Poor” 😅) Check…

  20. Merzbow (Presented by Quiet City)

    22 May 2018

    One of my favourite (and arguably the genre’s most influential) noise artist, Merzbow, played the Red Gate Revue recently, presented by the excellent Quiet City series of Deep Listening concerts in Vancouver. He was accompanied by Balázs Pándi on percussion.  While Merzbow and Pándi definitely brought the noise, supporting performances…

  21. Juxtaposition 2 at The Avant Garden

    18 May 2018

    The Avant Garden is a performance space embedded in Vancouver’s Chinatown and regularly features emerging musicians and visual artists. I was there for Juxtaposition 2 on May 4, 2018.

  22. Bitch Tapes Mixtape III Release

    17 May 2018

    The Bitch Tapes Mixtape is a bi-annual cassette featuring womxn-identifying artists from the Pacific Northwest. All proceeds from tape sales and our release show go to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter. The mixtape was born out of an initiative to help womxn support, meet and collaborate with each other These…

  23. Juxtaposition Vol. II: Art Exhibition

    12 May 2018

    The Avant-Garden hosted another fun night of art and music, May 4, showcasing work by Vancouver and Victoria artists in addition to music from: -Stefan Johnson! smooth + sensual live ambient set Mulat (old skool hip-hop)

  24. Jo Passed

    08 May 2018

    Jo Passed dropped by the loft for a shoot recently It was great getting to know everyone in this Vancouver band a bit better: it seems they’re all involved in so many other cool and interesting projects, including BB, KW Studios, and What The Fuck Are They Doing?. Check out…

  25. BB, Bridal Party, Winona Forever at Biltmore Cabaret

    02 May 2018

    What a lineup! Local bands BB and Winona Forever recently played The Biltmore Cabaret alongside Victoria natives Bridal Party, and I had the pleasure of being there to make some photos.

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